Monthly Archives: December 2015

12 days of Christmas Savings

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Starting on Sunday, December 13th, we will be discounting the most popular products of 2015. Each day, for the next 12 days, there will be a different product(s) selection discounted 40% off their retail price!

Some days it will be a few and other days the entire series of products.

So don’t miss this opportunity to save.

Let’s take a look at the line up!

 

Day 12 – Sunday, December 13th

sed50242Comprehension and Critical Thinking, series
Enhanced Editions
6 titles available for grades 1 – 6

Build students’ comprehension and critical thinking skills and prepare them for standardized tests with high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME For Kids®.

 

Day 11 – Monday, December 14th

tcr2911Linking Fact to Fiction (Paired Passages series)
Enhanced Editions
8 titles available for grades 1-8

Help students develop and practice the skills they need to compare and contrast fiction and nonfiction passages. After each of the 25 pairs of passages, students are asked both multiple-choice and open-ended questions.-click cover for more info

 

Day 10 – Tuesday, December 15th

0185Comprehension Crosswords, series
6 titles for grades 1-6

High interest reading selections team with the appealing crossword puzzle format to effectively build comprehension skills.

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Day 9 – Thursday, December 17th

sch978054557708325 Complex Text Passages to Meet the Common Core: Literature and Informational Texts*, series
6 titles for grades 2-8

These books—embraces nine of the ten CCSS College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading: key ideas and details, craft and structure, integration of knowledge and ideas, and range of reading and level of text complexity!-click cover for more info

 

Day 8 – Friday, December 18th

bmig1008Student Workbook/Study Guide for:
Chains, The Giver, Holes & The Lightning Thief
Enhanced Editions
4 titles for grades 5-7

Containing numerous literary activities such as worksheets and vocabulary games, this Student Workbook/Study Guide is integral to benefiting students with the skills they need to prepare for state standardized tests.-click cover for more info

 

Day 7 – Saturday, December 19th

emc2707iSpelling: Building Skills, series
Enhanced Editions
6 titles for grades 1-6

Easily build spelling skills! Evan-Moor’s popular series is a teacher favorite and perfect for developing your students’ spelling competencies.-click cover for more info

 

Day 6 – Sunday, December 20th

emp3423Discover!  (top selling 4 titles in series)
Classification, Body Systems, Work & Machines, Weather
Enhanced Editions

Have fun exploring science with your students! Each eBook in Milliken Publishing’s Discover series contains a wide assortment of experiments, open-ended activities, and puzzles. –click cover for more info

 

Day 5 – Monday, December 21st

edu0002Destiny Quest: A Guide for Educators
Grades 3-12

This guide includes: a simple step-by-step guide to understand the components of Destiny Quest, sample lesson plans that follow the U.S. Common Core State Standards, a complementary website complete with extension activities, printable worksheets, assessments and how-to videos. –click cover for more info

Bonus: three more titles from our top selling titles
The Lightning Thief: End-of-Book Test
Grades 5 – 6

Sight Words Sentences: Cut and Paste
Grades K-1

Revisit, Reflect, Retell, Updated Edition: Time-Tested Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension
Grades K-8

Day 4 – Tuesday, December 22nd

csd104605ebCommon Core Connections: Math, series
6 titles for grades K – 5

Math is the perfect tool for helping fourth grade students master Common Core math skills. The Common Core Standards for Math in fourth grade focus on three main areas: multi-digit multiplication and division, equivalence, addition, and subtraction of fractions, and properties of geometric figures. –click cover for more info

 

 

Day 3 – Tuesday, December 15th

chk2004Daily Math (Canadian Edition), series
6 titles for grades 1-6

Aligned to Common Core State Standards! “Daily Math Practice” from Chalkboard Publishing is a terrific addition to your classroom. Each eBook contains a wide variety of reproducible activities for each day of the week.

 

Day 2 – Wednesday, December 23rd

chk2021Daily Math (U.S. Edition), series
6 titles for grades 1-6

Aligned to Common Core State Standards! “Daily Math Practice” from Chalkboard Publishing is a terrific addition to your classroom. Each eBook contains a wide variety of reproducible activities for each day of the week. –click cover for more info

 

Day 1 – Thursday, December 24th

Our top selling series of 2015!

hspa281rMathematics: Drill and Practice, series
6 titles for grades 1-6

Skill and problem solving activities with equal emphasis on skill and concept development. Ideal supplement for any current text. Number sequences, addition, subtraction, problem solving, rounding, place value, money, units of measurement, multiplying, dividing, shapes and more. –click cover for more info

Remember 40% off retail price!

Check back each day to take advantage of these 12 days of great deals!

New Products for November 2015

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Publishers showed in November that they were still busy adding new content to their colletions.

Shell Education – 310 new titles
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Shell Education added many titles in a variety of titles. Science titles, Occupation titles, Weather titles and much much more.

Carson Dellosa Publishing – 16 new titles
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Carson Dellosa added new titles to their Language Arts Series and their Interactive Notebooks Math series!

Gallopade International – 13 new titles
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New fictional titles from Gallopade International, “If My Grandma ran the World”, Hunting Lodge Road, Night before Christmas, Welcome to Goblinville, You Don’t Have to Come Back, You Just… and The Ghost Ship.  Check out these titles and much more!

S&S Learning  7 new titles
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New titles from our popular publisher S&S Learning.  7 new title from their “The Classroom Election” series.

Scholastic – 7 new titles
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Scholastic has added new titles such as a series for Math review using digital equipment in your classroom.  Then a title that will help start the year off with success!  Check these out.

Charlesbridge – 3 new titles
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Charlesbridge has added new fiction titles in a variety of topics, geared toward students grades PreK – 5.  Titles that will be sure to get students reading and creating that desire to read more.

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The following publishers have updated several of their titles:

Shell Education – 68 updates

Scholastic – 55 updates

Primary Concepts – 31 updates

Walch Education – 3 updates

Check out all these new titles and much MUCH more at DedicatedTeacher.com

Top Selling Titles for November 2015

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These are the top-selling titles for November 2015

1. Making Words, series (Grades 1-4)

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by Carson-Dellosa Publishing

This resource includes 50 Making Words lessons, 5 warm-ups, and a reproducible sheet of instructions and tips for students. Activities geared toward independent learning. Supports the Four-Blocks Literacy Model.

Our price: $14.24

2. Evidence-Based Writing, series (Grades K-5)

csd104826ebby Carson-Dellosa Publishing

Evidence-Based Writing for grade K-5 offers 64 pages of writing practice and prompts. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards and includes a writing rubric, a student writing checklist, a five-page writing process practice packet, and pages of writing prompts to encourage higher-level thinking and thoughtful writing. Each writing prompt is paired with a graphic organizer to help students plan, research, and prewrite. Specific writing types taught are opinion/argumentative, informative/explanatory, narrative, and research writing.

Our price: $9.49

3. Daily Math, U.S. series (Grades 1-6) & Canadian series*

chk2022by Chalkboard Publishing

Aligned to Common Core State Standards! “Daily Math Practice” from Chalkboard Publishing is a terrific addition to your classroom. Each eBook contains a wide variety of reproducible activities for each day of the week. Each daily set of activities focuses on a specific math strand, including measurement, data management, algebra, geometry, the number system, ratios and proportional relationships, expressions and equations, statistics, and statistics and probability. Also includes an answer key for teachers. Available for immediate download. *Canadian Series available grades 1-8, in English and French.

Standard eBook – Our price: $15.19
Enhanced eBooks – Our price: $19.94

4. Mathematics: Drill and Practice (Grades 1-6)

hspa283rby Hayes School Publishing

Skill and problem solving activities with equal emphasis on skill and concept development. Ideal supplement for any current text. Adding and subtracting large numbers, multiplying, dividing, decimals, measurements, fractions, time, finding areas, finding volumes, multiplying and dividing fractions, solid shapes, and more.

Our Price: $5.65

5. Mastering the Standards: Mathematics Pre-Algebra (Grades 7-12)

hspam107eby Hayes School Publishing

Help students do their best on standardized tests in mathematics by familiarizing them with the formats and skills they will need for success. The problems developed for this series are based on standards from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and state standards from across the nation. This book includes practice pages on Numbers/Operations, Integers, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Statistics and Probability Tools. Each section features a teacher overview and a test for assessment. The activities may be used at any time of the year to assess understanding, for additional practice, or for test preparation.

Our Price: $5.65

6. Holiday Graph Art

tcr0093coby Teacher Created Resources

Mystery pictures with a variety of themes magically appear as students follow directions for coloring graph paper squares. Students develop graphing skills while having fun.

Standard eBook – Our price: $8.54
Enhanced eBooks – Our price: $13.29

7. Student Workbook/Study Guide: Chains

bmig1008by BMI Educational Services

Containing numerous literary activities such as worksheets and vocabulary games, this Student Workbook/Study Guide is integral to benefiting students with the skills they need to prepare for state standardized tests. Lesson plans can easily be organized from an array of reproducible exercises shaped to enhance critical thinking skills and analytical competency.

Standard eBook – Our price: $16.10
Enhanced eBooks – Our price: $20.85

8. Master Writing Big Book by Brenda Rollins

ccp1103by Classroom Complete Press

Our program is designed to make the writing process logical and easy to learn. We offer clear and concise instruction in the drafting and revision phases to assist your students in creating outstanding book reports. We also take the fear out of writing essays while giving your students the tools to comprehensively express their point of view. The learning objectives are based on Bloom’s Taxonomy and you can use this material to supplement your present writing program or for independent student work. Also included is a detailed implementation guide, student assessment rubric, word puzzles and comprehension quiz. The color graphic organizers will assist the introduction of the skill focus and in guiding your students through their successful writing process. All of our content meets the Common Core State Standards and are written to Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Our price: $28.45

9. Destiny Quest: A Guide for Educators (Grades 3-12)

edu0002by ED-ucation Publishing

This educator’s guide is a comprehensive tool for your classroom or learning community to help get the most out of your Destiny Quest experience. This guide includes: a simple step-by-step guide to understand the components of Destiny Quest, sample lesson plans that follow the U.S. Common Core State Standards, a complementary website complete with extension activities, printable worksheets, assessments and how-to videos.

Our price: $9.49

10. Physical Science (Power Practice: Science series)

ctp8304by Creative Teaching Press

Over 100 Reproducible Activities to Sharpen Basic Skills
Physical Science supplements and enriches classroom teaching to enhance students’ understanding of vocabulary, functions, and fundamental processes of physical sciences work. Topics include: force and motion, chemistry, atoms and elements, scientific processes, simple machines, energy, light and sound & magnetism and electricity.

Our price: $14.24

Honorable Mentions:

Literature Guide: Little House in the Big Woods (Lit Links series)
by On The Mark Press
Our Price: $10.44

Grades 3-6 Nonfiction: How to Teach Writing
by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Our Price: $14.24

Drawing Conclusions and Inferences (Grades 4-5)
by ECS Learning Systems
Our Price: $9.49

New Feature: Apps of Interest

Here at Dedicated Teacher, we would love to bring to you educational iOS apps that we come across that might be of interest to you. Some will be free for a limited time and others will just be educational apps that we think you might enjoy! 

Screen Shot 2015-12-05 at 2.46.01 PMOur first installment is a Free (for limited time) App called ‘Spell ’till you Drop from Reading Laboratory 2.0′ by McGraw-Hill. (Regularly 99¢)

More info from iTunes:  Are you reading for a spelling adventure? Do you think you have what it takes to survive the challenge? Then Spell ‘til You Drop is for you!

In McGraw-Hill’s Spell ‘till You Drop game you will encounter over 600 words. Players choose a level, listen to a word, and attempt to spell the word. Get it right, and move on. Miss too many words, and watch your intrepid explorer drop from the bridge.

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Listen and Spell—Listen to the word, spell the word, and submit to see if you are correct.

Cross the Bridge—Each correct answer adds a plank to the bridge, but each miss brings you closer to danger.

Beat the Clock—Move on to a new board with each set of five words you spell correctly.
Use Power Up—Extend the game by earning and using power ups.

Features
•Three levels to conquer
•Listening and spelling practice
•Large set of words for replay fun
•Engaging animated gameplay with sound effects

Be sure to check this app while they are offering it for free!  And check back with our blog regularly for more educational apps.  And don’t forget to stop DedicatedTeacher.com for all your digital educational resource needs!